The Wahhabi-minded Taliban insurgents continue
to slaughter Shia Muslims across the lawless
northwestern Pakistan, media reports
Countless incidents of massacres happened in northwestern town of Dera Ismail Khan and Kurram Agency over some past months.
"Taliban have gone about slaughtering their fellow-Muslims, especially in
targeting the Shias of Kurram
and Dera Ismail Khan. Also,
it has to be said - and rather unfortunately - that this kind of Talibanization has been happening in the rest of the
country..., albeit in a slightly different manner,"The
News said in a report.
The Pakistani governments have been unwilling or unable to stop religious
violence which has defamed the conflict-torn country, according to the daily.
In mid February, some 35 Shias were killed and 65
others were injured after a bomb ripped through a Shia
Muslim leader's funeral procession on in the northwestern town of Dera Ismail Khan.
In early February, at least 35 Shias were killed and
50 others were injured after a bomb exploded in the town of Dera Ghazi Khan in the
central Punjab province.
In early April, a bomber struck a religious Shia
gathering in Chakwal -- some 90 km (60 miles)
southeast of Islamabad in Punjab province-- leaving
at least 30 people killed and hundreds of others injured.
The extremists groups have embarked on an 'ominous mission' to 'eliminate' Shia elites across Pakistan -- which became a
safe haven for pro-Taliban and al-Qaeda-linked
militants after the US-led invasion of Afghanistan in 2001.
Shia Muslims accuse that the Wahhabi
terrorist groups such as al-Qaeda and Taliban have
been receiving financial assistance and heavy weapons from some Arab countries
such as Saudi Arabia over some past
years to promote their violent campaign across the country.
Saudis have never denied such charges.
Moderate Sunni and Shia Muslims believe that Wahhabism has